To demonstrate improvements to emergency communications and foster research on systems that can be quickly placed in strategic locations, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has worked with industry partners to integrate commercial technologies into a mobile wireless communications system.
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that it has been selected to publish Engineering, an open-access journal published in collaboration with the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
A blue-ribbon coalition of 56 leading US nonpartisan organizations, representing more than 10 million scientists and engineers, are calling on US Presidential candidates to address a set of 20 major issues in science, engineering, technology, health and the environment, and encouraging journalists and voters to press the candidates on them during the 2016 US Presidential election season.
A 3-D sky-mapping project that will measure the light of millions of galaxies and explore the nature of dark energy has received approval to move forward with construction.
The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, has launched the Zika Resource Portal, a single point of access to trusted clinical knowledge and current information to help healthcare professionals worldwide stay up-to-date on the rapidly spreading virus. The portal provides complimentary access to leading evidence-based point of care clinical, learning and research solutions from Wolters Kluwer, plus more.
The White House recently announced the creation of the Battery500 Consortium, a multidisciplinary group led by the US Department of Energy (DOE) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and working to reduce the cost of vehicle battery technologies. The Battery500 Consortium will receive an award of up to $10 million per year for five years to drive progress on DOE's goal of reducing the cost of vehicle battery technologies.
BMJ, a leading healthcare knowledge provider, has signed a new pre-payment agreement with the European Commission's OpenAIRE2020 project to enable researchers funded by the Seventh Framework programme (FP7) to apply for Open Access publishing fees for eligible BMJ journals.
Pulmonology and genetics experts from two Utah healthcare organizations have collaboratively developed a new diagnostic genomic testing method for a rare form of pulmonary hypertension caused by a genetic mutation they discovered three years ago.
A swarm of 50 small satellites -- known as cubesats and weighing an average of 2 kg each -- will be launched from the International Space Station in the European-led as QB50 mission to explore the little-understood region above Earth known as the thermosphere. The cubesats were built by 48 universities and research institutes from 28 nations, including Canada, China, France, Italy, Korea, UK, USA and Australia.
Griffith University's Institute for Glycomics has partnered with Dextra Laboratories to launch the world's largest commercial glycan array and bioanalytical service offering.